PHARMACOLOGY DEPARTMENT

About the Department

The mission of the CCPR Department of Pharmacology is to provide individuals a broad and solid foundation of the principles of pharmacology, and to train them to become critical thinkers who can generate experimentally testable hypotheses, and who draw significant conclusions from the results of their ongoing research.

Our pharmacology department is equipped with all the required instruments and animals to carry out the research activities by the graduates. In the department of pharmacology, we learn about the action of various on the living tissues and then this knowledge is extended to the treatment of various diseases and disorders, thus form the science of therapeutics. It is obvious that both pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics are extremely helpful to medical and premedical professions. At the same time these subjects are useful to professionals working on pharmaceutical research and marketing. It provides the marketing persons with the knowledge on the product that enables them to communicate to doctors.

People:
The Department of Pharmacology has 02 academic staff who teach on the B. Pharm degree programme.

 

 

Sr. No Staff Name Designation Qualification Experience

Mr. Santosh Vaidya

Asst Professor M.PHARM. 05 years
2 Dr.Yagnik Bhalodia Asst Professor M.PHARM., Ph.D 4 years 10month

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Sr. No Name of Lab Area Required Available Area in Sq-mts
1 Pharmacology Lab -1 * 90Sq.mtrs. 153.00
2 Pharmacology Lab -1 * 90Sq.mtrs. 125.51
3 Store Room - 61.83
4 Balance Room - 35.89

Equipment:

 

Sl. No.

Name

Minimum required Nos.

Available Nos.

1

Microscopes

15

40

2

Haemocytometer with Micropipettes

20

22

3

Sahli’s haemocytometer

20

22

4

Hutchinson ’s spirometer

01

01

5

Spygmomanometer

05

07

6

Stethoscope

05

07

7

Permanent Slides for various tissues

One pair of each tissue

Organs and endocrine glands

One slide of each organ system

Adequate

8

Models for various organs

One model of each organ system

Adequate

9

Specimen for various organs and systems

One model for each organ system

Adequate

10

Skeleton and bones

One set of skeleton and one spare bone

Adequate

11

Different Contraceptive Devices and Models

One set of each device

Adequate

12

Muscle electrodes

01

01

13

Lucas moist chamber

01

01

14

Myographic lever

01

01

15

Stimulator

01

01

16

Centrifuge

01

02

17

Digital Balance

01

01

18

Physical /Chemical Balance

01

01

19

Sherrington’s Kymograph Machine / Polyrite

10

11

20

Sherrington Drum

10

11

21

Perspex bath assembly (single unit)

10

21

22

Aerators

10

35

23

Computer with LCD

01

01

24

Software packages for experiment

01

01

25

Standard graphs of various drugs

Adequate number

Adequate

26

Actophotometer

01

01

27

Rotarod

01

01

28

Pole climbing apparatus

01

01

29

Analgesiometer (Eddy’s hot plate and radiant heat methods)

01

01

30

Convulsiometer

01

01

31

Plethysmograph

01

01

32

Digital pH meter

01

01

33

Physiograph

-

08

 

Apparatus:

 

Sl. No.

Name

Minimum required No.s

Available Nos.

Working

Yes / No

Remarks of the Inspectors

1

Folin-Wu tubes

60

60

 

 

2

Dissection Tray and Boards

10

10

 

 

3

Haemostatic artery forceps

10

10

 

 

4

Hypodermic syringes and needles of size 15,24,26G

10

10

 

 

5

Levers, cannulae

20

60

 

 

        NOTE: Adequate number of glassware commonly used in the laboratory should be provided in each laboratory and department.